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Using untested medicines to treat COVID-19 could be dangerous: WHO warns

By PTI
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Geneva, Mar 23: The World Health Organization warned Monday that the use of untested medicines to treat COVID-19 without proper evidence of their efficacy could be dangerous and raise false expectations.

Using untested medicines to treat COVID-19 could be dangerous: WHO warns

"Using untested medicines without the right evidence could raise false hope and even do more harm than good, and cause a shortage of essential medicines that are needed to treat other diseases," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told journalists in a virtual news briefing.

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